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Mar 20, 2019
Former France captain Patrice Evra denies homophobia claims after social media spat with Paris Saint-GermainEvra said, "I am not homophobic. I love everybody. So if I offend someone or I hurt someone, I already apologised. You have to be free for whatever you want to do in life, I will never judge anyone. Only God can judge me."
Mar 05, 2019
What Bohemian Rhapsody didn't show: Laughable response to HIV pandemic sealed Freddie Mercury's fateFreddie Mercury, along with all the other men and women who tested positive for HIV in the 1980s, was a victim not just of a pandemic but of the failures of his own governments and of the scorn of his fellow citizens.
Nov 18, 2018
Former Wales rugby captain and LGBT rights champion Gareth Thomas assaulted in Cardiff in homophobic assaultGareth Thomas, who played 100 times for Wales and captained the British and Irish Lions in two of his three appearances for the side, came out as gay in 2009 while still actively playing
Nov 08, 2018
NBA: Denver Nuggets' centre Nikola Jokic fined $25,000 for using offensive language, says Kiki VanDeWegheFootage of Nikola Jokic's post-game remarks after the Nuggets beat Bulls showed him using the slang phrase "no homo" during remarks made to reporters.
Sep 09, 2018
Supreme Court's Section 377 verdict: Straight people of India, this gayzaadi is yours tooDear straight people, your insensitivity in welcoming queers, and Section 377 being used as an “odious weapon” by the law to harass the LGBTQIA community could change right now.
Aug 12, 2018
Netflix's Insatiable accused of homophobia, fat-shaming by critics, days after receiving backlash for trailerInstead, critics have slammed Netflix's Insatiable as fat-shaming, homophobic and denigrating to transgender people
Jul 27, 2018
Rahul Gandhi's willingness to hear women shows way for political parties, but change begins at homeIn a country where politicians either deify women or dehumanise them Rahul Gandhi’s attempt on Tuesday — even if it’s strategically aimed at positioning himself among women opinion makers at some of India’s top media houses — was well received
Jun 25, 2018
Former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas teams up with British MP in bid to make abuse illegal in football stadiumsFormer Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas has teamed up with British MP Damian Collins in an attempt to modify the Football Offences Act of 1991 to make homophobia illegal in football stadiums.
Jun 18, 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018: Organising body launches investigation into homophobic chants sung by Mexican fansMexican football fans have sung homophobic chants at several recent games and FIFA has launched an investigation into a possible recurrence during the match against Germany.
Apr 24, 2018
On Vidupattavai and the space that queer voices are claiming for themselves in Tamil literatureGireesh's Vidupattavai is the latest addition to Tamil literature's growing stories about and by queer people | #FirstCulture